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FIRE 2088 - Special Fire Suppression Systems

Fire Protection and Inspection Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

Course Details

Provides an overview of the inspection and testing requirements for special fire suppression systems such as low, medium and high expansion foam systems, foam-water, carbon dioxide, dry chemical and wet chemical extinguishing systems. Examples of applicable codes will include B.C. and Vancouver Building Codes as well as the B.C. Fire Code and the Vancouver Fire By-law.



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe fire systems components, functions and operation.
  • Understand applicable codes, standards regulations and bylaws and:
    • Identify and describe applicable inspection and test procedures.
    • Conduct inspections and tests to ensure compliance.
    • Complete appropriate documentation and reports.

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

FIRE 2088 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Fire Protection Inspection and Testing
    Part-time   Associate Certificate


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